Libyan navy staffers to train on Libyan boat in Italy

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Libyan navy staffers to train on Libyan boat in Italy

March 09, 2017 - 22:39
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

11 Libyan navy officers and engineers as well as 8 maintenence and repair personnel were sent to Italy to receive a theoretical course for a month on the 106 Libyan boat, the chief of the coast security department, Tariq Shanbor said Thursday.

He added that after the course, the Libyan trainees will be given a training program for another month to get to know how to drive the under-repair Libyan boat in Benzart port, Tunisia.

"The expenses of them trainings are covered by Italy and the EU as part of the deal between Libya and Italy regarding stemming illegal immigration.